School Holidays 2021 Wakefield

Bonfire Night and Fireworks 2021

Where to see public fireworks displays and go to a bonfire in Wakefield, Pontefract & Castleford 2021

Family Friendly Ideas and things to do with the kids to celebrate Bonfire Night 2021


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10 Easy Bonfire Night & Firework Craft Ideas for Children


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Bonfire & Fireworks Nights in Wakefield District 2021


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For days out, activities & events happening during October Half Term for Children … click here



Eastmoor Big Bang – click here



Ossett United – click here

Ossett Cricket Club – click here

The Rustic Arms, Ackworth – click here



Mirfield Showground – click here

Penistone Round Table – click here

Altofts Community Sports Club – click here



Cannon Hall Farm – click here

Frickley Athletic Football Stadium – click here

Ponderosa Zoo – click here



Ackworth Cricket Club – click here

What’s On Guide in Wakefield for children and families during October Half Term 2021 & Halloween; things to do, places to go, days out with the kids in the school holidays

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A Bonfire Night to Remember at Ponderosa Zoo

Sunday 7th November 2021


Wrap up warm and join us at Lakeside Restaurant, Ponderosa Zoo on Sunday 7th November, 4pm-8pm for a Madagascar themed bonfire and bang-less firework display. The fireworks will be silent to ensure our animals are kept safe, but we can guarantee an explosive time as the display will be set to music from the film Madagascar. Celebrate with fairground rides and a delicious food court.

£5 per ticket for over 5’s & adults (under 5’s free)

Pre-booking required.

Bonfire at Ackworth Cricket Club

Friday 12th November 2021


Starts at 5:30pm

Funfair, refreshments & fireworks

Bonfire lit at 6pm


Note – no parking available


26 Wakefield Road, Ackworth, Pontefract, WF7 7DF

Altofts Community Sports Club Bonfire Night

Saturday 6th November 2021


Annual family friendly bonfire night

Gates will open at 5:30pm and the bonfire will be lit at 6pm before our amazing firework display at 8pm.

Tickets £2 adult, £1 child £5 (family of 4 – 2 adults, 2 children under 12)


Altofts Community Sports Club, Lock Lane, WF6 2PB

Bonfire & Fireworks, Black Bull Castleford

2021 date & information to be released


Come along to our Bonfire & Fireworks Display!There will also be a disco in our function room. There will be hot food and plenty of drinks to buy


Starts 5pm

Fireworks 6:30pm


26 Lumley Street, Castleford, WF10 5LH

Bonfire Spectacular at Cannon Hall Farm

Sunday 7th November 2021


Our annual bonfire returns on November 7 with a fun-packed family day out.

With tickets for our bonfire, you can enjoy a full day out at Cannon Hall Farm – seeing the amazing animals, exploring our playgrounds, meeting the reptiles in our reptile house and even having a tractor and trailer ride.

The bonfire themed fun will kick off with a kids disco with party hosts from the CopyCat Party Company in our marquee from 1pm.

The day will be rounded off with the bonfire which will be lit at 4:30pm and the firework display at 6pm.

Tickets are priced at £12.95 per person, and under twos are free.


Bark House Lane, Cawthorne, Barnsley, S75 4AT

Carlton Cricket Club, Bonfire & Fireworks

There will be no bonfire & fireworks in 2021 


Information released 12th October 2021


54 Town Street, Rothwell, Wakefield, WF3 3QU

Eastmoor Big Bang

Tuesday 2nd November 2021


Opening time 4pm – 10pm

Fireworks start at 8pm


Tickets £5 (under 4’s free) available from Club


Woodhouse Road, Wakefield, WF1 4RD

Firework Spectacular at The Station Pub, Crigglestone

2021 date & information to be released


Join us to celebrate bonfire night with our firework spectacular!
Food available from 6pm
-Pie and peas
Toffee, fudge and candy floss!


Bretton Lane, Crigglestone, Wakefield, WF4 3ER

Fireworks at The Rustic Arms

Friday 5th November 2021

Live Singer @ 6pm
Fireworks Display @ 7.30pm
Live Band After Display
Pie & Peas Available
Toffee Apples and Treats
Tickets are £2 and are available on the night or at the bar (Non refundableas donation made to charity from sale)
The Rustic Arms, 7 Long Lane, Ackworth, Pontefract WF7 7EZ

Fireworks Display at Thornes Park

2021 date & information to be released


Starts at 6pm with a low noise children’s firework display at approximately 6.30pm.

The main firework display starts at approximately 8.30pm.

No fireworks, sparklers or alcohol will be allowed on site for health and safety reasons.

Anyone attending the event is advised to wear appropriate footwear as ground conditions can be slippery.

Frickley Athletics Club

Sunday 7th November 2021


South Elmsall Town Council will hold this FREE entry event

Fireworks, fairground, food


3pm – 7pm (fireworks at 6pm)


Westfield Lane Stadium, Westfield Lane, South Elmsall, WF9 2EQ

Hemsworth Water Park Bonfire & Fireworks

2021 date & information to be released


Entrance to this event is free and there is no charge made for the parking of vehicles. (Please note the Hemsworth Water Park car parks are closed for health and safety reasons on bonfire night and designated car parking is behind Hemsworth Park Care Centre and Kinsley Greyhound Stadium.)


Starts at 6pm


Hoyle Mill Road, Kinsley, Pontecraft WF9 5JB

Horbury Bonfire at Slazengers Sports Club

2021 date & information to be released


Horbury Bonfire is back after last year’s success!

Gates open 6pm
Bonfire lit 6.30pm
Fireworks 7.30pm

Food, drink and sparklers will be available to buy, and there will be a sparkler zone if you want to bring your own!

Parking is limited, so please walk if possible. Parking spaces are available for £2.

Adults £5
Children £2
Under 4’s FREE

Tickets can be bought from football and hockey sections, with a few behind the bar for members and other sections.

Malt Shovel, Carr Gate

2021 date & information to be released


Watch any of our 4 displays at 7pm & 9pm both nights, play on the fair, eat from the burger vans, drink from indoor and outdoor bars and warm up by the fire. Please leave sparklers at home.


FREE entry


417 Bradford Road, Wakefield, WF2 0QW


Mirfield Round Table Bonfire & Fireworks Night

Saturday 6th November 2021

The gates will open around 5pm for the fairground, with fire lighting around 6.30pm and fireworks around 7pm.
Help raise money for local good causes and charities
The Showground, Huddersfield Road, WF14 9NE

Nostell Bonfire & Fireworks

2021 date & information to be released


It’s back for 2019! Nostell St. Oswald CC are delighted to bring you a bonfire and fireworks display on Saturday 2nd November.

It is FREE entry for all the family, with food and drink available. Please come and join us.

– STARTS at 5.30pm
– LARGE fire
– BIG firework display
– LOCAL club


Nostell St Oswald Cricket Club, Garmil Lane, WF4 1QG

Notton Bonfire & Fireworks

2021 bonfire & fireworks cancelled (as of 24th September 2021)


Notton Village Hall & Cricket Ground, 117-123 George Lane, Notton, Wakefield, WF4 2NL

Ossett Cricket Club Family Firework Display

Friday 5th November 2021


An explosive night is planned as we host our annual Family Firework Display on November 5th.

Ticket only event AVAILABLE NOW from behind the bar, don’t miss out!


Gates open 5:30pm

Fireworks show from 7:00pm


Family Ticket £13 (2 x Adult, 2 x Children U16) or Adult £5, Children (U16) £2.50


Queens Terrace, Dimple Wells Road, Ossett, WF5 8JT

Ossett United Community Bonfire

Friday 5th November 2021

The great Ossett United bonfire and firework display is back!

Entrance from 5.30pm, fire lit 6.30pm, firework display 7.30pm.

Adults £6, U16s £3 and U3s £1. Family ticket for four is £15.

Tickets only available online at:

Ingfield Stadium, Prospect Road, Ossett, WF5 9HA

Penistone Bonfire & Fireworks Display

Saturday 6th November 2021


The biggest and best fireworks display is back in 2021 organised by The Round Table


  • Gates open 6.30pm
  • Bonfire lighting 7.15pm
  • Firework display 7.30pm


Gate entry £5

Penistone Show Ground, Sheffield, S36 6DW

Pontefract Park Big Bang

2021 date & information to be released


Details TBC


Pontefract Park, Park Road, Pontefract, WF8 4QD

Family Firework Night at The Kings Croft

2021 date & information to be released


£4.00 Adults £2.00 Children Under 3’s FREE
Gates open from 4:30pm
Pink Tribute with performances outside
Children’s Fairground Rides
Food to purchase
Disco till late


Wakefield Road, Pontefract, WF8 4HA

The Navigation Inn, Calder Grove

2021 date & information to be released


Bonfire & Fireworks at the Navi! Outdoor disco and food


From 6pm,

Fireworks 7:45pm

Free entry


Broad Cut Road, Calder Grove, WF4 3DS

The New Inn, Durkar

2021 date & information to be released


Firework Spectacular at The New Inn  in Durkar


Starts from 6:30pm onwards

Food being served too


419 Denby Dale Road East, Wakefield, WF4 3AX

The Pledwick Bonfire Event, Newmillerdam

2021 date & information to be released


Fireworks start at 8pm


Ticket £5 available from The Pledwick, 01924 255599


434 Barnsley Road, Newmillerdam, WF2 6QE

Walton Club Bonfire

2021 date & information to be released


6pm  Bonfire lit

7pm Fireworks


Followed by family disco. Tickets £2 adults, £1 children


Shay Lane, Walton, Wf2 6LA